The Congressional Oath of Office

This is the oath of office every US Congress person takes and and by which they are bound:

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.


  1. Michelle Morin » Blog Archive » Senator Akaka Deems the Constitution Irrelevant - November 14, 2009

    […] Akaka (D-HI) has sworn to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States.”  (See the complete Congressional oath of office that he took here)  But he has just deemed it irrelevant as he admits he does not know if the Constitution gives […]

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